10614 President

Energy Recruiters

Posted Date 9/08/2020

Our Client, a National Energy Solutions Provider based in the Great Lakes Region, has retained Energy Recruiters to support their search for a President who will guide the organization to continued success.  If you know of someone who may be a match for this opportunity, trusted referrals are welcomed and kept in strict confidence.   For a complete listing of our current engagements, please visit our website at www.er-inc.com


In this role, you will lead and support a Team of senior executives and several hundred indirect reports with accountability for multiple business units including Supply & Trading, Transportation & Logistics, as well as operationally-intensive delivered business lines.  This organization is laser focused on creating an energy platform that can dominate the energy landscape and scale globally.


Primary Objectives:

Own and deliver the company’s vision and 10 year strategic plan

Lead, mentor, and develop an exceptional Team that delivers results while embracing core values and evangelizing the brand

Maximize financial performance and customer satisfaction through achieving best-in-class functions of the business including Sales, Marketing, Operations, Safety, and Finance

Implement improvements/investments in processes, systems, and personnel that ensure scalable and stable growth

Lead Team to innovate and develop competitive advantages that distinctly separate the company from competitors



Provide Strategic Guidance in Company Decisions

Drive the Team to fulfill the company’s vision and 10 year plan; prepare and deliver the road map that aligns short term goals with the organization’s strategic plan.

Communicate short-term and long-term objectives and actions throughout the organization from the front line to ownership.

Make critical decisions in working capital, investment capital, and expense management

Financial reporting to internal and external stakeholders including ownership, bank partners, and suppliers


Team Leadership, Safety, Performance Management, and Development

Drive organizational culture, communications, and development opportunities to improve the capabilities of your Team

Hiring, training, coaching, motivation, accountability, and succession planning for all Team members, especially the Leadership Team

Develop and manage key operational, customer service goals, and metrics to support your Team.

Steward a safe work environment for all Field Teams, Office Teams, and Customers.


Strategic Relationships & Partnerships

Serve as Chief Brand Ambassador in all current and new business relationships that create advantage for the organization

Create and foster strategic relationships and partnerships at all levels of the organization including but not limited to customers, suppliers, and vendors


Customer Service

Lead the organization to a Best-in-Class culture for Customer Service

Establish and maintain key relationships that are critical to the success of the business


Stakeholder Reporting

Provide transparency on success, failure, performance, and projections


Requirements, Skills, and Attributes

Outstanding Candidates for this Executive Leadership role will bring the following:

Able to articulate your vision of an energy solutions company that will bring meaningful change to the market

Documented accomplishments in executive leadership at President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, or enterprise C-Level role

Deep understanding of the national/international energy supply chain, specifically refined products, electricity, and/or natural gas

Energetic, collaborative, and inspirational leadership style; able to connect dots and build strong internal/external relationships

Entrepreneurial & commercially minded with a maniacal passion for innovation and disrupting markets

Successful track record of individual/Team development and change management

Expert in developing and achieving enterprise budgets and projections

Expert decision making, organizational skills, commitment, and follow through of execution/implementation

Technology savvy with high degree of empathy/anticipation of what customers will value

Expert Communication skills

Expert Customer Service skills

MBA or other advanced degree

Passion for day to day execution, excellence, and motivating your Team. 

Willing to relocate and travel extensively as needed

Professional Interests (choose at least one)
Executive | Distribution & Transportation | Finance & Accounting | Lubricants | Sales | Supply & Trading | Technology
Geographic Regions (choose at least one)
No Preference/Open to All | Midcontinent | Midwest

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